National Aboriginal Day Celebrated in Canada

by: Obert Madondo | June 22, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of people from all backgrounds gathered all over Canada to celebrate National Aboriginal Day on Saturday.

Created by the federal government in 1966, National Aboriginal Day acknowledges and celebrates the numerous invaluable contributions First Nations, Métis and Inuit have made to Canada’s history and culture over the centuries.

Here’s a glimpse:

Obert Madondo is an Ottawa-based progressive blogger, and the founder and editor of The Canadian Progressive. Follow him on Twitter.com/Obiemad 

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Obert Madondo is an Ottawa-based blogger, activist, photographer, digital rights enthusiast, former political aide, and former international development administrator. He's the founder and editor of these independent publications: The Canadian Progressive, a political blog dedicated to progressive Canadian journalism; The Zimbabwean Progressive, a political blog dedicated to producing fearless, progressive, adversarial, unapologetic, and activism-oriented Zimbabwean journalism; and Charity Files, a publication dedicated to journalism in the charitable public's interest. Follow Obert on Twitter: @Obiemad